This entry is of a genealogical nature. It concerns my g g grandmother. Her name was Susan Patterson. From what I’ve gathered, she was born in Fort Erie Canada sometime in the 1870s. She married my g g grandfather, Henry George Smith, in 1895. Henry was born in London, England on December 1871. I haven’t […]
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Louise Brooks spent her final years in Rochester, New York as a consultant and historian for the George Eastman House. She is buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. #lulu #louisebrooks #silverscreen #silentfilm #oldhollywood #oldhollywoodglam #actress #cherryvale #kansas #rochesterny #rochester #newyork #historian #holysepulchrecemetery #georgeeastmanhouse A post shared by Carissa Denée (@carissacreature) on Nov 29, 2015 at 7:43pm […]
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I have committed her story to memory. She haunts me. Matoaka, nicknamed Pocahontas (mischievous one), was the beloved daughter of Wahunsenacawh (Powhatan). She is most famous for "saving" Captain John Smith's life. The Powhatan people had an initiation process that donned the appearance of a potential execution. She had to act the part of the […]